Thirteen dead migrants found in shipping container in Libya
Tripoli The bodies of 13 migrants who died of suffocation have been recovered from a shipping container in western Libya, the Red Crescent said on Thursday.
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agreed in a telephone conversation that a ceasefire agreement in Syria would not extend to "terrorist groups" including the Islamic State, the Kremlin said on Thursday.
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said earlier on Thursday that any armed groups in Syria which did not observe the truce would be regarded as "terrorists".
(Reporting by Peter Hobson; Editing by Andrey Ostroukh)
PARIS French police fired tear gas on Thursday at youths who hurled projectiles and vandalised property on the fringes of a student demonstration against the alleged rape of a young black man by police using a baton.
PARIS France's presidential race took a new turn on Thursday as opinion polls began to show centrist Emmanuel Macron benefiting from an alliance with a veteran politician that could help him beat the far-right's Marine Le Pen and win power at the age of 39.